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Synergy Secured With Cygwin SSHD on Windows 7, Part 2: Linux As The Server

by on Mar.21, 2013, under Networking, Technology

While my home setup is unlikely to change any time soon, I recently started pondering switching my main workstation at work from Windows 7 to XUbuntu, and making my secondary machine my Windows 7 system. But if Windows 7 is no longer the Synergy server, but a Synergy client, how do you keep the connection secure through SSH? Easy! Keep the Windows box as the SSH server, just change the tunnel direction. Read on for additional details.

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Synergy secured with Cygwin SSHD on Windows 7

by on May.02, 2012, under Computers, Networking, Technology

Subject to changes: Windows 7 is where I find myself spending most of my time: At home it’s my game machine, and at work … well, it makes a passable platform for my email and web browsers. So, that’s where my keyboard and mouse live. However, at both home and work I have an Ubuntu (Linux variant) system next to the Windows box, and occasionally I add my laptop (also running Ubuntu) to the mix. I use Synergy to control the Linux systems from the Windows system, and use SSH tunnels to secure the connection. Here’s how I do it.

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